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fertilización al voleo

English translation: broadcast fertilization

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07:58 Feb 24, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: fertilización al voleo
Agriculture again. They speak of "fertilización al voleo" as a valid alternative in some cases to "aplicaciones en bandas" (as in rows of crops).

Thanks in advance.

Martin
Martin Perazzo
Spain
Local time: 04:24
English translation:broadcast fertilization
Explanation:
I haven't actually read it but this google summary seems conclusive:
PDF] www.uprm.edu/wciag/agronomy/dsotomayor/agro4037/4037_Lab_Fe...
01/15/01 AGRO 4037 ... el efecto de la fertilización. La yerba estrella es ... N/ha aplicados
al-voleo pre-siembra o en ... to banded and broadcast residual fertilizer P ...
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You'll also find no fewer than 80 google hits for "broadcast fertilization"
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Robert Dillon
Mexico
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naoverall aerial fertilizationMegdalina
nabroadcast fertilizationAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naaerial fertilization
BelkisDV
nabroadcast or air fertilisationxxxLia Fail
nabroadcast fertilization
Robert Dillon


  

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45 mins
broadcast fertilization


Explanation:
I haven't actually read it but this google summary seems conclusive:
PDF] www.uprm.edu/wciag/agronomy/dsotomayor/agro4037/4037_Lab_Fe...
01/15/01 AGRO 4037 ... el efecto de la fertilización. La yerba estrella es ... N/ha aplicados
al-voleo pre-siembra o en ... to banded and broadcast residual fertilizer P ...
Text

You'll also find no fewer than 80 google hits for "broadcast fertilization"

Robert Dillon
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3 hrs
broadcast or air fertilisation


Explanation:
....broadcast fertilizing [fertilisation à la volée (nf)]: The scattering of fertilizer or other mixture more or less evenly over an area.

FROM (French/Engliush Glossary)

http://www.google.de/search?q=cache:nfdp.ccfm.org/silviterm/...

xxxLia Fail
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4 hrs
aerial fertilization


Explanation:
I have traslated numerous agricultural brochures where this term appears in English, therefore, I suggest you use it because it's almost impossible to find or define by merely looking up both words "voleo" for instance and making a phrase that does not exist.

Good luck.


    My own experience - ISK Biosciences Agricultural Brochures
BelkisDV
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13 hrs
broadcast fertilization


Explanation:
To broadcast = to sow [seed OR fertilizer pellets, etc.)in all directions by scattering.

Yes, broadcast fertilization seems widely used.

EXAMPLES (Internet) :
Broadcast fertilization is not recommended in community watersheds with high natural nutrient levels in streams or lakes. (Canada)

Broadcast fertilization of phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) is a popular and low-cost fertilizer application method. A band application theoretically could further increase yield of row crops or reduce the optimum fertilization rate under some conditions. (Iowa, USA; American Society of Agronomy)

One does find "Aerial broadcast fertilization" (Forestry, for example)
It is one SPECIFIC type of broadcast fertilization (see: Aerial and Other Broadcast Methods, on the Net).

Fertilization. The aerial or ground (broadcast) application of fertilizer to selected grass slopes was determined to be the most applicable method to provide additional forage on selected areas.

In others contexts, broadcast and aerial applications differ:
Herbicides may be applied by injection or spot gun treatment or individual stems, mist blowing, aerial application or broadcast pellet application.



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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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16 hrs
overall aerial fertilization


Explanation:
Once again, I think all the above answerers are on the right track, but coming from a farming family this is what I'd probably use. Again, good luck to you!

Megdalina
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